School District of Philadelphia

Mail-in ballot
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KYW Staff
April 08, 2020 - 2:47 pm
The Philadelphia City Commissioners are asking all voters to use mail-in ballots in the delayed June 2 primary — they’ll even provide the stamp. The decision comes are coronavirus cases in the city rise to 4,777. Read the latest here.
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Superintendent William Hite talks to reporters in a Zoom video conference call
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Mike DeNardo
April 03, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Philadelphia school students are beginning to pick up laptops to learn from home during the coronavirus closure. Superintendent William Hite says the district plans to have teachers presenting review material the week of April 20, with classes trarting next month. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
April 01, 2020 - 5:24 pm
The coronavirus response is altering the academic year for Philadelphia school students. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
March 31, 2020 - 5:47 pm
The School District of Philadelphia wants principals to distribute Chromebooks to students next week so they can start learning from home during the coronavirus pandemic, but they’re concerned their health may be at risk. Read more here.
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care package
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Tim Jimenez
March 30, 2020 - 7:27 am
Philadelphia is expanding its free food program to help families in need during the coronavirus outbreak. Here's a list of sites around the city where adults and students can pick up packages of free food.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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KYW Staff
March 28, 2020 - 2:27 pm
Philadelphia officials announced they are expanding food access as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
March 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is moving ahead with plans to buy thousands of laptops for students, so that they can be taught online during the coronavirus closure. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Justin Udo
March 25, 2020 - 4:20 pm
The School District of Philadelphia is expanding its free lunch program to better make sure all the city's children are able to eat while school doors are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Online school instruction
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KYW Staff
March 18, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Philadelphia teachers have been told to stop online classes while schools are closed during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Grab-and-go meals
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KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Philadelphia-area churches and community groups are hoping to ease the burden on families who are hunkered down because of the coronavirus outbreak by providing access to free meals. Read more here.
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